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DeSantis Gave Vax To Another Wealthy Donor Enclave

The Washington Post reports: Last week, former Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner (R) was inspired to donate a quarter-million dollars to Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis’s war chest. The hefty donation came about a month after Rauner’s ultrawealthy and exclusive community on the northern tip of Key Largo received enough coronavirus vaccine doses for 1,200 residents over the age of 65, according …

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Georgia Gov Would “Absolutely” Back Trump In 2024

Axios reports: Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp (R) told Fox News Wednesday he’d “absolutely” support former President Trump if he becomes the Republican Party’s 2024 presidential nominee. Trump has repeatedly lambasted Kemp since the governor resisted his pressure to overturn President Biden’s 2020 election win in Georgia — notably in an hourlong phone call that is now being investigated in the …

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CHATTER AWAY: Overnight Open Thread

Deadline Hollywood reports: Amazon Fire TV has bolstered its lineup of live streaming channels to more than 400 — half of which are free, ad-supported offerings — and has updated several features. Nearly 20 programmers are supplying live channel content, among them bundled subscription services like YouTube TV, Sling TV and Philo. Newly integrated on Fire are free offerings like …

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GOP Rep: The Threat Against The Capitol Is Credible And Trump Should Tell His Cultists To “Stand Down”

The Hill reports: Rep. Michael McCaul (R-Texas) said former President Trump should tell his supporters to stay away from Congress Thursday as intelligence indicates a right-wing militia could be planning an attack on the Capitol. “I think President Trump has a responsibility to tell them to stand down. This threat is credible and it’s real,” McCaul said on CNN Wednesday. …

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QAnon Rep Opposes Equal Rights For “Transexites”

“The so-called Equality Act – we all know that that’s just the Democrats using a play on words. There’s nothing about equality in that act. If anything, it’s the supremacy of gays, and lesbians, and, um — transexites. “I mean, that’s what this is about, it’s about putting them higher than anyone else. It’s not about equality. “If you look …

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MO Man Arrested For Death Threats Against Dem Reps

Via press release from the Justice Department: A Marionville, Missouri, man has been indicted by a federal grand jury for threatening two members of the U.S. House of Representatives. Kenneth R. Hubert, 63, was charged in a three-count indictment returned under seal by a federal grand jury in Springfield, Mo., on Feb. 23, 2021. That indictment was unsealed and made …

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Thighland: D’Souza Axed Off National Review Masthead

Mediaite reports: Every time right-wing pundit Dinesh D’Souza says something dumb or horrific, people ask why he is still listed as a contributor on the National Review masthead. Well ask no more, because Dinesh D’Souza has been officially scrubbed from the conservative mag’s website. Thanks to the Wayback Machine’s archive, we can get some sense of when D’Souza was removed: …

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House Cancels Tomorrow’s Session Over Militia Threat

The Washington Post reports: The House scrapped plans for a Thursday session after security officials warned of a possible plot by an unnamed militant group to breach the Capitol. The decision to move up votes on legislation to Wednesday night came after officials warned of credible threats of violence circulated by right-wing extremists that March 4 is the “true Inauguration …

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